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Montgomery Co. Animal Control Rescues 54 Dogs, 2 Geckos from House Fire

Montgomery County Animal Care and Control, via Facebook

Montgomery County Animal Care and Control rescued 54 dogs and two geckos from a house fire over the weekend. 

Of the dogs rescued Saturday, 21 were puppies.

According to the organization’s Facebook page, 10 animals died in the fire.

The animals suffered a range of health issues from major issues blindness and heart murmurs to minor issues like fleas and overgrown nails.

Seven of the dogs are hospitalized from injuries in the fire and some from previous severe health conditions.

Some of the dogs will be made available for adoption Friday.

Matt Markgraf joined the WKMS team as a student in January 2007. He's served in a variety of roles over the years: as News Director March 2016-September 2019 and previously as the New Media & Promotions Coordinator beginning in 2011. Prior to that, he was a graduate and undergraduate assistant. He is currently the host of the international music show Imported on Sunday nights at 10 p.m.
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